Texas Trademark Lawyer Tamera Bennett

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Privacy, Libel and Copyright Issues In Social Networking

by Tamera H. Bennett There has been a lot of chatter lately in social networking circles regarding 1) right of privacy; 2) copyright; and 3) libel.

Right of Privacy: If I post something on FaceBook®, MySpace®, Twitter™ or any other social networking site, do I have a right of privacy, such that my comments cannot be re-published?  A California appellate court ruled last week that there is no right of privacy in our rants, praises, or anything else we post on social networking sites....

Read more at the Ask Before You Act Blog.

As always, thank you to the Ask Before You Act folks for including me in their panel of experts and allowing me to contribute to their blog.

UPDATED 5/13/09 Thanks to the California Defamation Blog for posting the amended complaint in the Courtney Love defamation case at jdsupra.com.